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Bart Mendoza

He formed a new acoustic trio with Normandie Wilson and David Fleminger called Casino Royale, set to play their first gig in late September.

Ilya

Their album In Blood will be re-released September 30 with two new bonus tracks from the reunited rockers, set to play the Casbah (August 16) and the San Diego Music Thing (September 13).

Sleeping People

They'll return to the stage for the first time in around two years on August 8, at the Whistle Stop in South Park.

Steven Ybarra

The multiple SDMA winner has been signed to a recording deal with Pacific Records.

The New Archaic

Joe Harrison (guitar, keys, vocals) will tour Spain, France, Germany and Sweden with the Adolescents through mid-August, while Tim McNalley (bass, vocals), who graduated UCSD in May, splits his time with his dad’s band the Hutchins Consort, Ron Bondurant, Privet, In Motion Collective, and Second Cousins.

Tolan Shaw

He's been writing songs with Jason Mraz for an upcoming collaborative project, as well as honing a solo set that you can catch July 31 at Lestat's in Normal Heights.

C and H

Seven of their songs will be heard in the film The Identical, starring Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, and Seth Green and due in theaters September 5. The tunes will also appear on their upcoming album The Morph Kings.

Grand Tarantula

They have a new video streaming online for their track “We're Gonna Get You High.”

Mrs. Magician

Despite having supposedly played their final show in December 2013, they'll be opening for the Sonics at the Irenic on August 16 and for the Zombies at HOB on August 20.

Black Market III

They're heading out on a European tour that runs through November 2, with stops including Belgium, Holland, Germany, and England.

The Album Leaf

The latest installment in their collaborations series is a new track featuring Peter Broderick of Efterklang called “Never Held a Baby.”

David J

The former Bauhaus player has a new video for his cover of Britney Spears' “Toxic” co-starring porn star Sasha Grey, plus he can be heard on a new single from Amoeba, “What's in My Bag.”

The Donkeys

With a new video for “Scissor Me Cigs,” off their new album Ride the Black Wave, they're on a support tour that wraps at the Casbah on September 5.

Local Band Database

Band Genre
AfterShock Seven Blues & Soul, Funk, Rock
After the Crash Alternative, Pop, Rock
Against the World Metal | Hardcore
Agave Reggae & Ska, Rock
Agent 22 Jazz, Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Agent 51 Country, Metal | Hardcore, Punk
Aghori Metal | Hardcore
Agua Dulce Jazz, Latin | Tejano, Reggae & Ska, Rock
Aimon Metal | Hardcore
Aja Alycean Country, Pop
A.J. Croce Acoustic, Jazz, Rock
Aki Kharmicel Blues & Soul, Hip-Hop & Rap
A.K. Skurgis Rock
Alaina Blair Acoustic, Country, Rock
Alan Iglesias & Crossfire: A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Covers | Standards
Alan Land Acoustic
Alan Lewis Silva Rock
Alan Silva Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Alan Silva & the Cosmic Originals Acoustic, Rock
Alan Urich Acoustic, Country, Rock

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